What is modern world history?

What is the definition of modern world history?

Modern history is the history of the world beginning after the Middle Ages. Generally the term “modern history” refers to the history of the world since the advent of the Age of Reason and the Age of Enlightenment in the 17th and 18th centuries and the beginning of the Industrial Revolution.

What do you learn in modern world history?

Core. In Modern World History from 1600, students study the major turning points that shaped the modern world including the Enlightenment, industrialization, imperialism, nationalism, political revolutions, the world wars, the Cold War, decolonization, and globalization.

What is modern history called?

Modern history, also referred to as the modern period or the modern era, is the historiographical approach to the timeframe after the post-classical era (known as the Middle Ages).

What grade is modern world history?

Grade 11 Modern World History.

Why is modern world history important?

Modern World History focuses on developing students’ understanding of world history from approximately 1300 to the present. In world history students interpret evidence and identify significant trends in order to understand major developments across the globe.